Spain proposes a joint offer for the 2030 World Cup to Morocco

Sanchez said in a statement following a meeting in Rabat by King Mohammed VI who first offered this proposal to his counterpart, Saad al-Din al-Othmani, before discussing it with the Moroccan monarch.

"I made a proposal, first to the government and then to King Mohammed VI, to launch a joint offer to host the 2030 World Cup between Morocco, Spain and Portugal".

"It will be the first time that a nomination for two continents, Europe and Africa will be presented … King Mohammed VI has accepted this proposal", said the Spanish official during his first visit to Morocco.

In an interview with Agence France-Presse, an official from the Prime Minister's Office preferred not to comment on the subject.

In June, Morocco announced its intention to present an offer to host the 2030 World Cup, following the loss of a vote by the FIFA General Assembly on the host country of the World Cup 2026 in favor of a joint archive of the United States, Canada and Mexico.

This was Morocco's fifth attempt to host the World Cup after 1994, 1998, 2006 and 2010. The continent hosted the World Cup once in South Africa in 2010.

Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria jointly presented an offer to host the 2030 World Cup. At the end of September, the North African Confederation of Football (CAF), which includes Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Libya and Egypt, accepted the & # 39; idea countries to host the 2030 World Cup.

To date, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay have announced that they will present a common file to host the 2030 World Cup, which will coincide with the centenary of the 1930 World Cup, the first World Cup hosted by Uruguay.

The English FA announced in August that it would study the possibility of running for a host, in a move that could also be shared between England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Greece, Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia are also evaluating a joint offer for the 2030 World Cup.

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